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A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface.
Researchers in Australia are combining their quantum computing powers, uniting methods designed by researchers at each university to prove their feasibility.
Researchers have designed a robot-mounted gripper that can lift items of various weights, shapes, and sizes.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology found enterprises with technologists on their boards have superior revenue growth, return on assets, and market capitalization expansion, compared to others.
Exploring the potential of plant-robot hybrids that can produce architectural artifacts and living spaces.
A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such as the first autonomous vehicle.
Artificial intelligence can identify people in pictures, find the next TV series you should binge watch on Netflix, and even drive a car.
Call it the Great Convergence of Creepiness. The first bit, the uncanny valley, we're all familiar with by now: If a humanoid robot looks super realistic, but not quite realistic enough, it freaks us out.
Pressure from Congress and the Trump administration has forced top U.S. universities to refuse research funding from China's Huawei Technologies over national security issues.
Concern that cars could be hacked by criminals, terrorists, or even rogue governments has prompted a new era of security efforts within the auto industry.
Unusual Ventures this summer will launch a program designed to increase the number of black students working in technical internships.
The first computational model of the human kidney is enabling scientists to more deeply explore kidney function and how new medications may work.
Sensors Boeing was ordered to replace following the near-crash of an Airbus A321 in 2014 are drawing fresh scrutiny after two recent Boeing 737 disasters.
China's ambitions to become unparalleled in artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies are reflected in Chinese children's increasing enrollment in coding classes.
Yale University researchers have designed an observational drone that can perch like a bird to save energy.
Legal experts warn people's online photos are being used without permission to power facial-recognition technology that could eventually be used for surveillance.
Researchers have developed transmitting and receiving equipment that could squeeze 26.2 terabits per second through the MAREA cable.
Facebook said it has corrected a technical error that caused a nearly 24-hour-long service interruption for Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and other Facebook properties this week.
Within the next decade, new workspaces will emerge with multiple displays and larger, panoramic screens.
The Trump administration's standoff with Chinese tech giant Huawei is entering a new phase, one that could put existing intelligence-sharing agreements with U.S. allies at risk.
Over 29 days last spring, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity documented this 360-degree panorama from multiple images taken at what would become its final resting spot in Perseverance Valley.
The challenge of cobots in the workplace.
Finance departments across the country think new technology will close efficiency gaps created by budget and staff cuts spurred by the next economic slowdown.
Researchers have demonstrated a solution for securing future critical communications infrastructure, including emerging 5G networks.
A voice-controlled robot can feed pieces of fruit to humans on command.
Researchers have analyzed how different recommendation algorithms can accelerate or decelerate filter bubbles and echo chambers online.
At the world's top computer-vision conference last June, Google and Apple sponsored an academic contest that challenged algorithms to make sense of images from twin cameras collected under varied conditions, such as sunny and…
The U.S. has apparently warned Germany that if Chinese tech companies such as Huawei help build the country's new 5G telecom infrastructure, U.S. agencies might not share as much intelligence with the German government as they…
Researchers have developed a cybersecurity system that sets a new standard in the fight to protect users from malicious online attacks.
Twenty-one leading U.S. universities have formed a group that aims to promote programs to teach students how to handle the consequences of technology.